It’s so important to protect and nourish our skin, which is why, our unique authenticity standard to make sure that we’re giving you a premium product, minus any harsh chemicals.
Hands up! Whose hands need a little attention?
One of the most overlooked part of our beauty regime is our hand care. Often overworked and under-nourished, our hands reflect our life story. If we let them, they give away our age, our hydration levels, how hard we work (which is not always a bad thing!) and sometimes health issues. We can’t hide our hands and let’s be honest, we would all love softer, younger looking hands. We can’t avoid hand washing, but we can give them a bit of TLC by protecting them from harsh everyday elements, like chemicals, detergents, soaps and dryers.
One of the most drying things we do to our hands is to wash them with soap. Hand Hygiene Australia reminds us to wash our hands:
- When they are visibly dirty
- Before eating
- Before preparing food
- After touching raw meats
- After contact with any body fluids
- After touching animals or pets
- And the list goes on…
[Source: Hand Hygiene Australia fact sheet]
No wonder the skin on our hands dry out, age faster than the rest of our body and our nails become brittle.
What you need to do for smooth and supple hands
Firstly, take a good look at the ingredient list of your hand wash and hand cream. Most of them are loaded with harsh man-made synthetic chemicals that not only dry your hands out but are also being absorbed into your skin. Switch to a gentle natural hand wash like Natural Instinct Botanical Hand Wash. It contains certified organic natural soap-free extracts to cleanse & remove dirt. Enriched with Chamomile, Rosehip and Burdock, it leaves your hands clean, soft and moisturised.
After cleansing, apply a natural hand cream packed with nutrients and anti-ageing benefits. Natural Instinct Softening Hand and Nail Cream is enriched with Rosehip Oil, Shea Butter and Sweet Almond Oil to soothe, repair and protect your hands.
This delightful natural hand cream is absorbed easily, strengthens nails and cuticles and deeply nourishes the skin.
The active ingredients in Natural Instinct Softening Hand and Nail Cream
Shea Butter is derived from the Karite fruit which is indigenous to Africa. It is renowned for replenishing dry skin, restoring elasticity, suppleness and softness.
Sweet Almond Oil has the ability to improve our skin’s barrier function because it is easily absorbed into the deeper layers of our skin, providing deep moisturisation and skin repair.
Rosehip Oil has naturally high levels of nutrients such as Vitamin C, Vitamin A and essential fatty acids such as Omega-6 along with antioxidants which are all highly beneficial to our skin. It is extracted from the seeds of rose bushes from the southern Andes in South America and wild roses found in South Africa and Europe. Like Sweet Almond Oil, Rosehip Oil is easily absorbed, making it an ideal ingredient for a hand and nail cream.
Keep it handy!
Keeping a tube handy near your kitchen or bathroom sink, in your hand bag or office desk drawer will ensure you are giving your precious paws the TLC they deserve!
Gently massage a 20cent piece of Natural Instinct Softening Hand and Nail Cream into hands, nails and cuticles after each wash. Regular application will provide a protective barrier and help to retain moisture preventing dry, cracked and damaged skin.
Is Natural Instinct Softening Hand and Nail Cream suitable for sensitive skin?
Natural Instinct have been formulating high quality, natural plant-derived skincare products for over 10 years. We use pure essential oils and our products are free from sulphates, silicones, parabens, petrochemicals and over 400 man-made, synthetic chemicals. Many of our customers have found the Softening Hand and Nail Cream helps to control allergic conditions such as dermatitis and keep their hands super soft.
For total hand care we recommend using the Softening Hand and Nail Cream in conjunction with our natural, soap-free Botanical Hand Wash which is enriched with soothing and softening ingredients such as Chamomile Extract, Rosehip Oil and Burdock Root Extract.
Using the Botanical Hand Wash will cleanse your hands of nasties like bacteria, toxins, chemicals and impurities but without stripping the natural oils.
What other ingredients are found in the Softening Hand and Nail Cream?
There are many beautiful botanical oils and ingredients found in Natural Instinct Softening Hand and Nail cream, including Jojoba Seed Oil, Avocado Oil, Wheat Germ Oil, Sweet Orange Oil, Lavender Oil, Geranium Flower Oil, and Ylang Ylang Flower Oil.
When combined with natural Vitamin E, Pro-Vitamin B5, Mango Seed Butter and Red Grape Seed Extract, this natural hand and nail cream will not only leave your hands soft and supple but telling a different story.
Water (Aqua), Cetearyl Alcohol^, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride^, Sorbitan Stearate^, Stearic Acid^, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Glycerin^, Glyceryl Stearate, Sucrose Cocoate^, Panthenol (pro-Vitamin B5), Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Rosa Canina (Rosehip) Fruit Oil, Triticum Aestivum (Wheat Germ) Germ Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Sweet Orange) Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Pelargonium Graveolens (Geranium) Flower Oil, Cananga Odorata (Ylang Ylang) Flower Oil, Anthemis Nobilis (Chamomile) Flower Oil*, Tocopherol (Natural Vitamin E), Vitis Vinifera (Red Grape) Seed Extract*, Caprylyl Glycol, Xanthum Gum^, Sodium Phytate^, p-Anisic Acid, Citric acid, Linalool~, Sodium Hydroxide.
*Certified Organic Source
~Essential Oil Component